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5 Epic Ski Sequences in Movies

Check out these 5 movies which offer pretty memorable scenes that take place on the mountain. While I chose not to list ski movies like Aspen Extreme, Ski School or Out Cold, these are definitely sequences worth taking a look at.   1)  Dumb and Dumber (1994) Harry (Jeff Daniels) and Mary (Lauren Holly) spend […] Read more…

5 Reasons to take a Ski or Snowboard Lesson

So, you’re thinking about giving skiing or snowboarding a shot. Fortunately, you’ve got a friend who’s been doing it for years and in an attempt to be helpful has uttered those famous last words, “I’ll teach you”. Is this the best way to get started? We say no! Here are our 5 reasons to take […] Read more…

The First Lesson

As an instructor I know that few people appreciate the sheer joy of skiing like a beginner. At its fundamental level skiing is strapping wooden sticks to our feet and sliding down a snow-covered hill. Pretty darn great! However, as we hone our skills we develop a different relationship to the sport. Was I angulating […] Read more…

Skijøring: Snow Dog Dream

Strap my dog to me while on skis? Jack, my golden retriever, and I both had doubts. Jack wiggled with excitement as I strapped him into a red harness, obviously feeling important with the new found job. With thin Rossignol cross-country skis underfoot we took off into the white world. Skijoring is an ancient sport […] Read more…

Core Skiing Exercises to Get You Ready For Ski Season

Ski season has already started with more resorts opening every day. Have you been preparing for it?  You may not realize it, but having a strong core is imperative to becoming a good skier. A good core will provide you with a solid center, which is perfect for minimizing back pain and providing better stability […] Read more…

Why Do People Ride or Ski with a Backpack?

Often on larger mountains you’ll notice people skiing or riding with backpacks. Why though? Is it really necessary? Is it safe? Carrying a pack can definitely have its advantages. Here are a few worth mentioning, as well as important things to remember if you decided to wear a pack on your next downhill adventure. Wearing […] Read more…

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